Elisabeth Rosenthal, who has been writing a series on the cost of health care in the U.S., wrote a piece in the Times Sunday Review this weekend looking at how chaotic medical billing can affect our credit.
The Federal Reserve of New York released some numbers last week that show — surprise! — student loan debt is higher than ever. Sam Frizell at Time talks about how student loans aren’t just bad for our own personal economies, they’re bad for THE economy.
At Medium, an excerpt from Emily Gould from the collection MFA VS NYC: The Two Cultures of American Fiction. Gould writes about the book that got her a $200,000 book advance and how she got mired in debt soon after.
At the Motley Fool, Morgan Housel looks at 77 different reasons people are bad at managing money:
So how did you do?
Doug Brown’s profile of two Cleveland bookies named Steve and Luke who run an illegal gambling business together is FASCINATING.